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Allows automatic processing of bounces or automatic replies to emails sent by pretix.

Project description

This is a plugin for pretix. Once installed and configured, it makes pretix use random Sender headers for emails like for outgoing emails. The From and Reply-To headers remain untouched. It then periodically checks for emails in a specified IMAP inbox and adds replied emails to the log of an order. This leads to an automatic logging of bounces on pretix-level.


This requires an additional section in the pretix.cfg config file that looks like this:


The plugin will only be effective for mails sent through the system default mailer (specified in the same file), not for events with a custom SMTP server.

Development setup

  1. Make sure that you have a working pretix development setup.

  2. Clone this repository, eg to local/pretix-bounces.

  3. Activate the virtual environment you use for pretix development.

  4. Execute pip install -e . within this directory to register this application with pretix’s plugin registry.

  5. Execute make within this directory to compile translations.

  6. Restart your local pretix server. You can now use the plugin from this repository for your events by enabling it in the ‘plugins’ tab in the settings.


Copyright 2017 Raphael Michel

Released under the terms of the Apache License 2.0

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